For over 100 years, Massachusetts Maritime Academy has been preparing women and men for exciting and rewarding careers on land and sea. As the nation's finest co-ed maritime college, MMA challenges students to succeed by balancing a unique regimented lifestyle with a typical four-year college environment. As a member of the cadet corps you will live, study, sail, work and play in an atmosphere that encourages you to be your best.
OPA 90 Qualified Individual (QI) Program
This program provides the most comprehensive training available for the company's designated OPA-90 Qualified Individual. It is also beneficial to others in the maritime industry with management-level responsibility for responding to oil spills. The program consists of four days of lecture and a one day spill management team exercise using our Oil Spill Management Simulation Facility. The program fully meets training requirements set by the USCG and EPA under the Oil Pollution Act of 1990 (OPA-90) and also provides certification as 24-Hour Incident Commander under OSHA regulations. The faculty is comprised of individuals with extensive experience in the fields of marine oil spill management, law, public relations and environmental science.
Our instructional staff for the QI Program are recognized throughout the industry for their innovative training techniques and their ability to offer superior, customized training.
- Full program: $2150
- Refresher: $950